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Flotsam - A Boomer’s Vignettes
Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Flotsam contains scenes and pictures from this baby boomer's life. My experiences are no better than anyone else's: no worse. My experiences and lessons learned directly influence my novels, for as Ayn Rand says, "When you sit down to write, you do not need to calculate everything in a slow, conscious way. Your inspiration comes to the exact extent of the knowledge you have stored."
The Stimulusworks Warehouse
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 102,640. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
In this warehouse, the essential elements of life are displayed; hope waits to be examined, ingenuity anticipates a touch. Inside, the paradox shades the precept and the amusing tints the profound. Stretching one’s legs in this building, will also strengthen the mind and expand the spirit by providing an impetus that works, the inspiration to work, and a stimulus for a life’s work
The Atheist Delusion
Series: The Teaching Books of Vic Zarley, Five. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Atheists used to be somewhat quiet in their beliefs but in the past few years have become quite vocal. Where they used to tolerate Christians, now they want the religion eliminated. "The Atheist Delusion" encourages the Christian community to be transformed and BECOME the church Jesus heads as well as rebuts Richard Dawkins, and his book "The God Delusion," pointing out the flaws in his thinking.
On the Wings of Hope: Prose
Price: Free! Words: 99,320. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
A collection of inspirational and philosophical short stories about life challenges, love, hope, faith, overcoming of difficulties and never giving up. May this book help you find a kind answer on the nature of the man, his strengths and weaknesses, his origin and power of spirit, and meaning of his life.
Философия Бесконечности (размышления о Мироздании и Разуме)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,530. Language: Russian. Published: October 25, 2012 by irisbook publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
In his book "The Philosophy of infinity," the author states the original hypothesis of the eternal existence of the infinite universe, cyclic formation and destruction of universes in it, the identity "of all things" in the past, present and future.
That's Funny: A Theory of Humor
Price: Free! Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ever wondered why we find something funny or why we laugh? You might be surprised by the reason. Have you ever wondered how people make up jokes? Would you like to be able to do so? A theory of humor is arrived at through the analysis of more than eighty fine jokes. Study has never been so much fun.
Portals: Entering Your Neighbor's World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
People in America today hold a variety of competing and incompatible worldviews. Portals offers a brief survey of seven of the major worldviews that shape American culture today. Intended primarily as a guide for Christians to understand their neighbors, this book can benefit anyone interested in bridging the divide between worldviews and entering the mental worlds of the people around us.
Notes Towards a New Age, Volume 2
Series: Ed Ramsey's Philosophy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 381,420. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
Ed Ramsey lives his blue collar philosophy, which he refers to as Mavellonialism. It is his cherished hope that inviting people to immerse themselves in the ideas presented throughout the chapters listed in Volume 2, will open the eyes of the reader to the immense, invaluable and satisfying opportunity given them to come to live as mavericks, in accordance with God's fervent hope for humanity.
Andromaque, veuve noire
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,050. Language: French. Published: September 4, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Chaque mois, pendant presque 5 ans, Michel Serres a observé et analysé, sous forme de chroniques relativement brèves (parues dans « Le Monde de l’éducation », de 1995 à 2000), toutes sortes de faits ou traits saillants de notre société. Elles sont toutes réunis dans ce passionnant volume.
Rejecting the New Millennium
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Hoyt wrote most of the poems in "Rejecting the New Millennium" while he was an instructor at Grambling State University in Louisiana from 1994 to 1999. A limited edition of the collection was issued in 1999 by CC Marimbo Communications, PO Box 933, Berkley, CA 94701. 24 signed and numbered hard copies of this collection are still available from the author.
The Gospel of Reason
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,090. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
[On Sale] As Jesus walked amongst men to advance the Gospel, so does Arenos to advance an objective & secular standard of the Good. Through numerous interactions, Arenos meets individuals & experiences situations testing existing systems of thought & beliefs. From examining political & religious Goods, The Gospel of Reason looks at how some of those Goods are proper, how some are not & why.
Notes Towards a New Age
Series: Ed Ramsey's Philosophy, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 212,180. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Ed Ramsey is a blue collar philosopher who has been living, working and writing, and developing his personal philosophy for 37 years. He refers to his philosophical approach as Mavellonialism, the art and science of sophisticated self-development, whereby the individual cultivates his or her beliefs. This philosophy is amenable to the needs of every individual, man or woman, rich or poor.
Qué es ser Rotario
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,920. Language: Spanish. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Mucho de lo que se dice aquí lo escribió o fue recogido literalmente de sus lecturas en las múltiples conferencias que Paul Harris realizo durante su vida. Nosotros hemos sacado nuestra propia reflexión y hemos ampliado los conceptos intentando seguir con buena fe la trayectoria y filosofía Rotaria de nuestro fundador. Por cada compra de este libro salvaremos tres vidas.
The Sacred Tree - In Dreams and Myths
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The human condition is fundamental to any creation of myths, and at the core of the emergence of any religion or personal dream. The journey from conception to maturity, and on from there to death, is a heroic one no matter which one of us makes it.
Selected Thoughts On Human Development
Price: Free! Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
This book examines the proverbial meaning of life, which I take to mean developing individual self-awareness and self-sufficiency. It also addresses the role of temptation in the process of this development. The book also analyzes the five main conditions of the human mind (slave, Servant, Master, Warrior, Priest) and behavior typical of people in these conditions as they go through life
Introducción al Pensamiento Contemporáneo
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 33,530. Language: Spanish. Published: July 1, 2012 by Charley Torres. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
El texto que se presenta compendia las características esenciales de las principales tendencias del pensamiento contemporáneo de finales del siglo XIX y el siglo XX, constituye un documento de familiarización que ofrece las obras fundamentales de pensadores de esta época y la bibliografía básica para su estudio, no sustituye estas lecturas, sino que motiva al lector por ellas.
Schopenhauer y su Mundo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: Spanish. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Para Schopenhauer “el mundo es mi representación” y el sujeto es aquel que todo lo conoce y de nadie es conocido. El sujeto es la base del mundo, la condición supuesta de antemano de todo objeto perceptible, pues que nada existe sino para un sujeto.
Saber y Conocer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,180. Language: Spanish. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Te presento un conjunto muy selecto de pequeños trabajos, tareas y reflexiones en torno a la búsqueda del conocimiento: epistemología, problemas del lenguaje, convencionalismo físico, el lenguaje en foucault, realismo desde el punto de vista de Quintanilla y Ludovico Geymonat, racionalismo y método científico.
Realismo Cientifico
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,530. Language: Spanish. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Criticism
Abordamos las ideas de Popper, Karl R: Panorama de algunos problemas fundamentales en la lógica de investigación científica. Teoría de la Interpretación: Discurso y Excedente de Sentido en Paul Ricoeur. Problemas del lenguaje en Villoro y en otros. Panorama de Algunos Problemas Fundamentales en la Lógica de Investigación Científica. La Metáfora en U. Eco. La Etnometodología de Garfinkel.
Ontologia y Metafisica
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / General
La metafisica es la rama de la filosofía que se ocupa de la naturaleza de la realidad última. La metafísica está dividida en ontología, que tiene que ver con la cuestión de cómo muchos tipos fundamentales de entidades componen el universo, y la propia metafísica, que se ocupa de describir los rasgos más generales de la realidad.